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CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm EST
i find it very revealing that secretary clinton is trying to avoid the benghazi scandal and had on new glasses but not answered one question about how many americans were killed in benghazi. host: i am so incredibly happy right now and so grateful for all that obama has laid out for his second term. we are following tweets. you are welcome to join the conversation. >> i really was and pressed by the whole inauguration. i was able to watch the first one. probably early this morning. i thought it was really professional. the politicians, i wish they would get together like that when it is time to change lolls and improve the stability of this country. i was impressed overall, especially with kelly clarkson and the beyonce. they were impressive with their music. i listened to them sparingly no when they have a couple of hits. i wish to put up more patriotic songs. -- i wish they put out more patriotic songs. it is gentle to the years. it really made an impact. far as their song. host: think you very much. there is the republican leader of the united states senator. prior to that we sa
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 1:00pm EST
adequate security for the consulate in benghazi. four months later, despite secretary clinton's september 21 declaration, quote, which said, what happened was a terrorist attack, we will not rest until we have tracked down and brought to justice the terrorists who murdered four americans, end of quote. this administration seems to have not only rested but to have moved on, and apparently hopes that the congress and the american people will too. and today, just today, "the new york times" is reporting, quote, several ejips members of a squad of militant that -- also took part in the deadly attack on the united states mission in libya in september, end of quote. mr. speaker, four months later this is an unacceptable, unacceptable state of affairs. quite frankly, the obama administration has failed. they have failed to prioritize this investigation. they have failed to bring the necessary pressure to bail -- to bear on the libyans, tunisian and the egyptian governments. but more fundamentally, the administration has failed to respond to a terrorist attack appropriately, treated as
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
-span. tomorrow, secretary of state hillary clinton testifies on capitol hill on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. first up, she's before the senate foreign relations committee. that's live at 9:00 a.m. eastern on c-span3. then, in the afternoon the secretary before the house foreign affairs committee. that's set to get under way at 2:00 p.m. eastern. again, both of those hearings live on c-span3. also, c-span.org tomorrow. also tomorrow, the house will postpone a decision, will debate a bill postponing on raising the nation's debt ceiling. you saw pete sessions, the rules committee chairman, filing that rule on the house floor a moment ago. they met this afternoon to discuss the flan which would require both chambers of commerce to pass a budget plan by april 15 or have their salaries withheld. the debt at $16.4 trillion. the meeting is an hour and 20 minutes. >> i want to welcome our -- three of our four witnesses that are here. it's always a fun thing to see a star of the show, everybody wants to get their autograph. mr. chairman, welcome to the rules committee. w
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
critical of hillary clinton for -- the part where deals would be cut with the pharmaceutical industries and hospital industry and those negotiations were all behind closed doors, involving those lobbyists and involving key players from the health-care industry. that was the part he was referring to and that part was definitely a promise broken. you could argue that a -- that the congressional part is only partly open. the big negotiations in congress have been behind closed doors and sun comes out in the open but as someone who covers congress, it is not allowed in the open. >host: some of the top promises that politifact looks that -- let's take a listen to president obama in his own words back in february of 2009 talking about iraq. [video clip] >> a candidate for president, i made clear a time line 16 months to carry out the drug them while pledging to consult closely with our military commanders upon taking office to ensure that we preserve the gains we have made and to protect our troops. these consultations are now complete. i have chosen a time line that will remove ou
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
child poverty in america came under bill clinton with a republican congress in the late 1990's. that is just a fact. jeffrey is shaking his head. no, it is a fact. the lowest level of black children in poverty in history was 1997. you could make an argument that having a welfare system shift toward opportunity would work. >> i'm going to give you all the time you need. before that, what would you say then to those who read the "new york times" stories when they did to review 15 years after bill clinton's welfare to work program, that women and children were falling faster into poverty than anybody else? [applause] i too was the program that helped push them in there? were they wrong? -- it was that program that helped push them in there? were they wrong? >> yes, but let me carry you two steps further. i have been working with a former california assembly leader on a project state-by- state to get people out of prison if they are there for non-violent crimes, to get them brought back into society. you cannot discuss how we will solve some of these problems without rethinking prison in am
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 10:00am EST
this is the first time in a long, long time since president clinton that i actually have real hope that we can get something done to save lives. it's been a tough battle, and i would say to so many of the victims out there, there are times when we lose faith. there are times when we kind of want to give up. and all i can say is we can't give up. and the shootings have only gotten worse, and there are things we could have done so many years ago that could have prevented so many of these killings. not only the mass killings, it's also the shootings that happen every single day. since what happened in connecticut with those children and the teachers, 900 people have died from gun violence. i keep count. i keep count. because it's going to be up to all of us to try to talk to some of our members on both sides of the aisle that we as americans will stand with them if they stand with us on trying to reduce gun violence. they do not have to be afraid of the radical n.r.a. i say that because there are many gun owners in this country that are good citizens and they should not be tagged with
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 1:00pm EST
question secretary clinton and as of yet the real issues have not come to the table fully which is why was the obama scradmrgs actively arming and supporting known al qaeda fighters in libya, which were responsible for the attack during the overthrow of gaddafi and continue to support known al qaeda elements in syria and elsewhere? senator rand paul made a good statement -- i just want to say senator rand paul called -- talked about fast and furious saying there would be an investigation in the senate. i want to know, representative amash with the government and oversight reform, this could be obama's watergate. how far will he take it? >> i believe a lot of questions the american people want asked will be asked. i anticipate, me personally, asking some very pointed questions of the secretary because i have questions as an american taxpayer and as a citizen. i was surprised this weekend after what happened in algeria that secretary panetta said we're going to go after the guys that were responsible for killing these americans that were working. what about going after the guys that kill
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm EST
institute] >> secretary of state clinton wrapping up five hours total testimony ol capitol hill, her last testimony, as secretary of state, addressing the issue of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. we are opening up our phone lines to find out your thoughts. the numbers are -- >> also look at facebook, we have this morning's hearing, all of the senate foreign relations hearing and the hash tag for those of you on twitter. secretary clinton will be back tomorrow introducing senator john kerry in his confirmation hearing and we'll tell you about that in just a bit. walter is in baltimore, maryland on our independent line. caller: happy new year, this is my first call of the year and i'm looking to being a continued participant p c-span. i enjoyed secretary clinton's responses to the questions that were thrown at her by the republican -- if i can, clowns, who seem to want to make this a travesty on the american people when it was not a travesty on the american people. it was an attack. and i do believe that she honestly and tried to defend our system of justice by not jumping out
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm EST
clinton has joined us as the honorary co-chair and will be appearing at the mall event in the large tent that you have seen as you have driven down 14th street and will be joined by eva longoria, ben folls as well as 100 organizations from all across the capitol region and folks will be able to go down and talk to these people. it's a fair-type atmosphere and learn how to serve in our community. we will have events in all 50 states. right now we are on track over 2,000 events across the country and this is the first inaugural committee that has paid for staff in all 50 states because this a priority of the first family to see this service day, both to honor the memory of martin luther king junior and also a tradition we hope will live on and become part of inaugurations regardless who is in our position in four years. one more event on saturday evening, the kids' inaugural children's concert. this was started by dr. biden and first lady michelle obama. an extension of their work they have done through the joining forces initiative to help honor and support military families and will take
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 10:00am EST
geithner will step down as well as the labor secretary, secretary of state hillary clinton, and the defense secretary. so ken salazar stepping down from the administration. he will resign and president obama will have to fill that post. back to whether or not you support executive action on gun control measures. senator rand paul talked about this recently. he said that president obama is acting like a king. here's what he had to say. >> i've been opposed to executive orders even with republican presidents but one that wants to infringe on the second amendment, we will fight tooth and nail and i promise you there will be no rock left unturned as far as him usurping the constitution, running roughshod over congress, and you will see one heck of a debate if he decides to try to do that. host: that was representative rand paul. jerry, gun owner. what do you think? caller: good morning. how are you? i am not in favor of president obama's executive action against gun ownership. i mean, we were founded a right to bear arms. it shall not be infringed. i agree with rand paul. i believe we s
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm EST
during the clinton administration, it didn't happen in one fell swoop. the economy in great shape and move toward a balanced budget. it started off in three phases. it started off with president bush's actions, the first president bush in terms of taxation before president clinton took office. and then the actions the president took in 1994 and then in 1997. well, we think there is a third phase here that can set our country on a path that will allow us to get our debt to g.d.p., our deficit to g.d.p. down around 3%, which is the basis of all economists left, right and septemberer all agree on the areas we can begin to grow as a country. and as my grandfather used to say with grace of god and goodwill of the neighbors, cooler heads will prevail now between now and the time we deal with the debt ceiling and we may meet the goal which we set out to do, which is to have roughly a $4 trillion cut over 10 years in the long-term deficit and to put us on that path. but i didn't come here to talk about any of those important subjects today, because as important as they allr today we have a mo
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 10:00am EST
on c-span three. later, secretary clinton testifies. you can watch that at 2:00 p.m. eastern. outcomes back at noon eastern. a conversation from this morning's "washington journal." >> here is the place of the natural -- national prayer service. we will have coverage on c-span 3. that in our studio, we are anded by susan ferrechio richard stevenson. let us get started. where does the president stand politically? guest: we saw it yesterday in his second inaugural speech that this is a resident who feels unbound by politics. he does not face reelection. this is a guy who has decided to go out and argue a liberal agenda. that is the starting place for everything we will see for the rest of the year. guest: i agree. what was unique about his speech is it was much more of a rallying cry than you normally hear in a second term inaugural speech. that is because the president plans to use the public getting behind him to push the agenda that would otherwise be difficult if not impossible to move. some of the things he talked about yesterday will be hard to move through congress, but
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 10:00am EST
gingrich was able to work with president bill clinton to not only balance our budget but to create a budget surplus. we can do this but we must do so in a bipartisan fashion, taking the best ideas from both sides of the aisle, finding common ground and moving forward. thank you. i yield back the remainder of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from texas. mr. sessions: thank you, mr. speaker. we'll reserve our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: two minutes to the gentlewoman from texas, ms. jackson lee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for two minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. ms. jackson lee: i thank very much to my friend from massachusetts. i thank very much to my friend from texas. i hope all of us will commit to doing our job. i'm glad that my good friend recognizes that in the constitution, article 1, section 8, the congress has the power to collect taxes and
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 2:20pm EST
hillary clinton. president obama trusts women and women can trust president obama. we have reason to feel good about where we stand today. with the movements like the one we have built together we have reason to aim high in the years to come. last cycle we more than quintupled its the size of our community. we were using technology to open our doors to another generation of women and men where we meet up. we are reaching them where they are, helping them understand what is at stake and adding their voices to our movement. i am proud to say that emily's list is now more than 2 million members strong. let's make it 5 million. let's do it. i want to see emily's list expand to the next cycle. i literally mean right now. immediately. there are donor cards at your table and candidates who need to now. we are in the business of winning elections. i have been in that business awhile now. i have opened a lot of envelops from emily's list of donors. i have seen a lot. i have accepted speeches and i have helped make a few republicans give them. this is the difference between joe walsh and tammy
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 6:30pm EST
presidents. reagan, clinton, and bush. guest: this is the second time in our history when we have had three successive two-term presidencies. three men going to their second inaugural in a row. the only other time that happened was in the 19th century. jefferson, madison, and monroe. you're right. it is an interesting counterpoint to the polarization we talk about. host: i want you to listen to an interview we conducted on december 18, 2008 with outgoing president george w. bush. listen to what he said, also his body language. [video clip] >> you said, i am optimistic that we can change the tone in washington. >> that was a hopeful person saying that. >> are you less hopeful? >> we work together, there were some bipartisan accomplishments but the rhetoric got very tough. some people here in this town use the politics of personal destruction to advance their agenda. i do not want to sound self- serving, but i have not. i do not think a president should. i was hoping for better tone, and it did not happen. host: as you reflect on george w. bush at the end of his two terms. guest: president ob
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